Housed in Amsterdam's Jewish Quarter, Joods Historisch Museum documents the hardships and journeys of the nation's religious and cultural minority through artifacts, art, and music. Visit the museum, located in a series of former synagogues, and explore its rotating collection of more than 11,000 objects. Look for the themed exhibitions focusing on the customs and traditions of Judaism, as well as their place in Dutch history. Join one of the museum's guided tours, each with a different focus, to gain a more in-depth understanding of specific topics in Dutch-Jewish history. Temporary displays and galleries make up a great deal of the museum's offerings, so be sure to check the website to see which displays are open during your visit. Put Joods Historisch Museum into our Amsterdam trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Amsterdam.
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Joods Historisch Museum Reviews
Informatief museum in een voormalige synagoge. Interessante permanente en tijdelijke exposities. Buiten beeld- en audio weinig interactief materiaal more »Informative museum in a former synagogue. Interesting permanent and temporary exhibitions. Out of image and audio little interactive material
O museu pode-se de uma forma geral dividir-se em 2 partes: Introdução aos culto / símbolos religiosos e história dos judeus na Holanda. Na minha opinião as introduções do audio-guia são demasiado exte... more »The museum can generally divide into 2 parts: Introduction to worship/religious symbols and history of Jews in the Netherlands. In my opinion the audio-guide introductions are too extensive, sometimes becoming boring.
Went specifically to see the Kabbalah exposition that was really interesting and very informative, but a little dense, not for everyone I think. Ended up only with half an hour to see the first part of museum over the Jewish history in the Netherlands. Looking forward to come back and see all of it. A great tip for those who don’t know: the ticket is valid for a month for all the Jewish quarter museums!
An insightful and interesting museum showcasing the history and development of the Jewish religion and the Jewish people. Wandering around here made me realise how very little I actually knew about the Jewish way of life. The audio guide is worth its weight in gold and the displays are very illuminating. There is also a cafe on the ground floor that serves Jewish food and beverages which we'd never sampled before and was an authentic way to finish the experience.
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